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  1.   Racing to Space with John Glenn
Racing to Space with John Glenn Racing to Space with John Glenn Lady Bird Johnson: Science, Medicine, Inventions and tech Skill: Elementary School Time Required: Two to three class periods Standards Compliance NCSS Strand 3 People, Places, and Environments NCSS Strand 8 Science, Technology, and Society NCTE Standard 1 Students read fiction,...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  2.   One Small Step
...nd 8 Science, Technology, and Society NCTE Standard 3 Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. ISTE Standard 6 Technology problem-solving and decision-making tools Introduction: On May 25, 1961, before a joint meeting of Congress, President John F. Kennedy said, "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to Earth." President Kennedy did not live to see Neil Armstrong step foot on the moon, but First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy did live to see her husban...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  3.   BSI: Biographical Scene Investigators
...why not? Years livedDuring what years did this person live? What events were happening in the world at this time? How did they impact his/her life Attachment D List of Possible Suspects I. VI. Industrialists/ X. Sports Businessmen Isaac Newton Mickey Mantle Andrew Carnegie Aristotle Bill Shoemaker John D. Rockefeller Archimedes Lou Gehrig Henry Ford Neil Armstrong A.J. Foyt Samuel Gompers Galileo Galileo Chris Evert Lloyd Allan Pinkerton Jupiter Jim Thorpe Harrison Schmitt Jesse Owens VII. Adventurers/Explorers Nicholas Copernicus Jackie Robinson Sacajawea Isaac Asimov Shoeless Joe Jackson Pocahontas Edmund Halley...
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    Grade Level: 3-8

  4.   Create a Holiday
...days to the class in booklet form, with the holiday's symbol on the cover. Extra credit (15 percent) is earned if they create greeting cards for their holidays. A rubric will help assesses students' creativity, colorfulness, originality, design, and overall presentation. Submitted By Lorri Vaccher, John Glenn High School and Franklin Middle School, Westland, Michigan 10/19/2001 To help us keep our Lesson Plan database as current as possible, please to report any links that are not working.
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  5.   Destination: Mars
...udents dream of going into space and exploring. It is a highly competitive career field. Whether they may find themselves in the outer space of Mars or elsewhere, however, they will need to take along knowledge and skills for use in making decisions.(By having the students review the biographies of Glenn and Ride. Bring students together for a concluding discussion, possible questions.) 1. When they loaded their module did they feel they had chosen well the extra cargo? 2. Were there other teams that receive higher points in the end? Discuss why that occurred. 3. Elicit from the students what Sally Ride and John Gl...
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  6.   Hitting the Cold War from All Angles
...se all the facts they can to support their view. Evaluation/Assessment 1. The paper on McCarthyism Lesson Six (History): Presidents of the Cold War A. Daily Objectives 1. Lesson Content a. Truman and the Post WWII world b. Eisenhower and the fear of military buildup c. Kennedy- youth and passion d. Johnson- The struggle of Vietnam 2. Concept Objective a. Students learn the history of relationships among different political powers and the development of international relations. 3. Skill Objective a. Students compare the different approaches and roles of different Presidents during the Cold War. b. Students analyze t...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  7.   Jwunit
...t by students outside, asking and answering questions and thier journal entries. Assignment: Draw a solar system on a large sheet of paper to the correct scale. Lesson 2 Topic: Solar System Time: 30-40 minutes Behavioral Objectives: 1. Students will be able to produce an instructional discussion on John Glenn and the space shuttle launch. 2. Students will be able to name all the planets in our solar system on paper and orally. 3. Students will be able to summarize information about the planets. 4. Students will be able to name the planets in order from the sun, out. 5. Students will be able to demonstrate and modif...
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  8.   How Does a Satellite Stay in Orbit?
...lassroom strategies: Have students add more "firsts" to timeline. Focus on the ability of man to put men and women in orbit by noting the first people to go into space orbit: Yuri Gagarin (April 12, 1961) circled Earth in Vostok-1, Alan Shepard (May 6, 1961) went suborbital to space in Frienship-1, John Glenn (Feb. 20, 1962) orbited Earth three times in five hours on Friendship-7 and was the first American in orbit; Valentina Tereshkova was first woman to orbit on Vostok-6 (June 16, 1963); Sally Ride (June 1983) was first American woman in space on Space Shuttle. Use timeline as motivation for discussion of how thi...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  9.   Intro to Cold War
...think about lyrics and meanings. Visual: The students will have the lyrics in front of them. Verbal/Lignuistic: The teacher will facilitate a discussion. Musical: The teacher will play the song. Lyrics and Explanations are below. "We Didn't Start the Fire" Lyrics Harry Truman, Doris Day Red China, Johnny Ray South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon Studebaker, Television North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe Rosenbergs, H-bomb Sugar Ray, Panmunjom Brando, The King and I And The Catcher In The Rye Eisenhower, Vaccine England's got a new queen Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  10.   Billy Joel Lesson Plan
...y will have a chance to interpret that the song means and discuss what characters/ concepts were most important. Teaching Notes: Billy Joel's We Didn't Start the Fire Explanation of lyrics http://www.teacheroz.com/fire.htm "We Didn't Start The Fire" by Billy Joel Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, television North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe Rosenbergs, H-Bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom Brando, "The King and I", and "The Catcher in the Rye" Eisenhower, vaccine, England's got a new queen Marciano, Liberace, Santayana...
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    Grade Level: 6-8


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